Day: December 30, 2009

Facing Reality

The man who tried to blow up the Northwest plane is apparently going to be treated like a common criminal with all the rights and privileges of an American citizen. First of all, he’s not an American citizen; second, he was caught in an act of terrorism, which is not the same thing as common criminal activity. Of course, the precedent already has been set, what with some of the Guantanamo Bay prisoners to be tried in New York City…. Read more »